Here's a great sunrise picture of South Padre Island, Texas I got from LiveScience (Credit: © Giovanni Gagliardi | Dreamstime.com).
It was from Image Album entitled "Photos: Beautiful and Ever-Changing Barrier Islands by LiveScience Senior Writer Stephanie Pappas. It was noted that "Only about 15 percent of the world's shores are lined by barrier islands, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)."
For me, personally, I am just intrigued by the ferocious looking early morning waves out there. Will there be any freaque waves somewhere, sometime, out there also? May be the sea bird on the lower left corner of the picture knows the answer! Strangely the waves look ferocious but the picture looks so peaceful, is it not?